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Display name: Mountain Man
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Engineer, economist, environmentalist, tea-drinker

If Angus Buchan were any more popular than he is, he'd be dangerous.

I should hope we all know by now that Easter originally had nothing to do with Christianity.

I’m glad that South Africans say ‘braai’, and not ‘barbecue’, a word that loses any distinction when one considers that to a Yank it means any place where heat meets meat.

Just over a decade ago I went to my first and, as it turned out, only auction.

The ANC big wigs, Cosatu, and the SACP were all outraged and ready to throw Zuma out but along came the DA and EFF and forced the ruling party to close ranks.

I was accosted by two Mormon missionaries in the shopping centre recently. I'm inquisitive, and I had a bit of time,

If you visit us in the mountains and you see Darth Vader cutting the grass alongside the road, don’t be alarmed. It’s just how we do our gardening.

The Bill of Rights and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights owe not only their substance but also their words to those Medieval barons.

If government departments are not paying each other, and taxpayers and ratepayers are increasingly not bothering to pay their bills either, does anyone care about what the average person does?

What is it that causes some people mistakenly to choose long words they don't understand, rather than short words they do?

Have you ever noticed how many who have made significant, even crucial, contributions to the world began young?


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